Job Description

Job Title: Bioinformatician
Job ID: 662031
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Molecular Genomic Path
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213


Uses bioinformatics tools to analyze biological data for research projects.

  • Assist in bioinformatics data analysis and validation of bioinformatics pipelines.
  • Assist in software deployment and improving software deployment plans.
  • Bioinformatics pipeline development - e.g. variant calling, variant annotation, copy number analysis, gene expression analysis, and gene fusion identification.
  • Effectively document and communicate pipeline development, maintenance, and validations.
  • Improve and manage software testing and error handling for bioinformatics pipelines and web applications.
  • Troubleshoot next-generation server hardware and software issues.
  • User interface development - improve existing and create new user interfaces in Python/Django-based web applications, identify process improvements.


  • Masters degree or equivalent education in bioinformatics or related discipline required.
  • Experience with Linux/Unix environments, shell scripting, Python scripting, and some system administration experience is required.
  • Experience with software development is preferred.


  • Experience with development of web-applications, specifically Python-Django based-applications is a preferred.
  • Experience with front-end web-development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) is preferred.
  • Web application back-end development and support (Python/Django).

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $22.60 to $39.11

Union Position: No

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